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Ford Gets $55 Million Tax Incentive For Electric Development

Ford Gets $55 Million Tax Incentive For Electric Development

Today Ford announced it is the recipient of a $55 Million tax incentive - a refundable tax credit - from the state of Michigan. The money will be channeled through the newly formed Michigan Advanced Battery Credits initiative, with the stipulation that Ford use it to continue development of... read more

February 17, 2009 by  - 1
 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Paves Way For Chevy Volt Infrastructure At D.C. Auto Show

Yesterday GM announced an initiative at the Washington Auto Show aimed at preparing "early-adopter" cities around the U.S. for plug-in electrics like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more February 4, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

VW Announces Suite Of Efficient 'BlueMotion Technologies'

Calling their suite of fuel-saving technology "a new world of efficiency," Volkswagen today announced a wide range of technologies and engines designed to stretch mpg on many... read more February 2, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Headlight

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Scores Tax Credit Coup

Ford announced yesterday that those purchasing a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid or 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid can take advantage of a $3,400 tax credit from the federal government... read more January 29, 2009 by  1


 
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Cries Foul In Hybrid Comparo: 'Camry Bigger Than Fusion'

Long a Toyota selling point, fuel efficiency is now a sales strategy even the slow-to-follow domestics are quickly adopting. Ford pulled a huge surprise out of its pocket... read more January 26, 2009 by  8


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota To Sell Old Prius Alongside 2010 Model In Japan

When the new, third-gen 2010 Toyota Prius goes on sale this summer, it will be offered alongside the current-gen Prius in Japan according to the business newspaper Nikkei... read more January 23, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Lexus RX 350

2010 Lexus RX: Hybrid or No, A Step Up

Now that the hullabaloo that was the 2009 Detroit auto show is over, we're getting back to the business of road-testing cars. Late last year we drove the new 2010 Lexus RX... read more January 23, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Lexus Celebrates 20 Years

Toyota proudly notes that its wildly successful Lexus division debuted exactly 20 years ago at 1989's Detroit Auto Show. The cars that started the brand were the LS 400, a... read more January 19, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Mercedes Benz S Class 5.5L V8 RWD

Mercedes-Benz Wins Award For First Lithium-Ion In Production Car

With the introduction of its S400 BlueHYBRID occurring this summer, Mercedes is set to become the first automaker to offer extremely efficient lithium-ion battery technology... read more January 19, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Ford Fusion

Ford Surprises Family With New 2010 Fusion Hybrid

Partnering with the TV show 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,' Ford Motor Company yesterday shocked the Pennsylvania-area Drumm family with a brand new 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid... read more January 19, 2009 by  0


 
GM Stock Chart 7-17-08

Auto Execs Will Fly Commercial While Bankers Cruise In LearJets

Remember the Escandalo Grande that ensued in December when Big Three CEOs promptly extended empty tin cups after de-planing in Washington, each from his own private corporate... read more January 18, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Ford Fusion

Obama White House Likely To Enact Tougher EPA Emissions Regs

President-Elect Barack Obama pledged during his campaign to overturn the Bush administration's denial of California's requested waiver to navigate past EPA guidelines, which... read more January 16, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Sedan 3.0L BlueTec RWD Angular Front Exterior View

Car and Driver Predicts Dim Future For Diesels In America

My oil burning heart beat appreciably slower last night as I read through Car and Driver's February article entitled "Long Rangers." The test of four gas/electric hybrid... read more January 14, 2009 by  6


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Displaced Engineers To Receive Complimentary Green Training

While they would probably prefer greenbacks to green training, up to 60 "displaced" engineers (read: laid off) will receive free training to prepare them for futures in... read more January 13, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Saturn VUE Red Line

Saturn VUE 2-Mode Hybrids Drive The Road To Change

GM announced yesterday that a caravan of Saturn VUE 2-mode hybrids departed Detroit's North American International Auto Show, bound for Washington D.C. and the inauguration... read more January 13, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Audi Q5 (Euro Spec)

Audi Reluctantly Joins Hybrid Fray With Hybrid Q5 Crossover

Starting in late 2010, Audi plans to offer a hybrid version of its upcoming Q5 crossover vehicle. Wolfgang Hatz, head of powertrain development for the VW group, claimed that... read more January 12, 2009 by  0


 

 
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